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Title: Nanocrystalline heterojunction materials

Abstract

Mesoporous nanocrystalline titanium dioxide heterojunction materials are disclosed. In one disclosed embodiment, materials comprising a core of titanium dioxide and a shell of a molybdenum oxide exhibit a decrease in their photoadsorption energy as the size of the titanium dioxide core decreases.

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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1174398
Patent Number(s):
6592842
Application Number:
09/859,799
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Elder, Scott H., Su, Yali, Gao, Yufei, and Heald, Steve M. Nanocrystalline heterojunction materials. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
Elder, Scott H., Su, Yali, Gao, Yufei, & Heald, Steve M. Nanocrystalline heterojunction materials. United States.
Elder, Scott H., Su, Yali, Gao, Yufei, and Heald, Steve M. Tue . "Nanocrystalline heterojunction materials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1174398.
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abstractNote = {Mesoporous nanocrystalline titanium dioxide heterojunction materials are disclosed. In one disclosed embodiment, materials comprising a core of titanium dioxide and a shell of a molybdenum oxide exhibit a decrease in their photoadsorption energy as the size of the titanium dioxide core decreases.},
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year = {2003},
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